On October 23rd, the Society of International Human Resources Development (SIHRD) held its "Fifth Member Conference and 2020 Annual Meeting" in Changchun, Jilin Province. Prof. Dr. Zhang Xi, President of Jilin University, attended the meeting and delivered a welcome speech. More than 400 representatives from 210 SIHRD member institutes across the country participated in the conference offline or online. In this meeting, Jilin University was elected as the fifth chairman unit.
Prof. Zhang introduced the tradition and development strategy of Jilin University. He pointed out that under the current situation, Jilin University would seek to promote a healthy development of higher education and science and technology through international cooperation on the basis of mutual benefits, mutual assistance and complementarities, thus contributing to the ideal of building a community with a shared destiny for mankind.
At the conference, Prof. Cai Lidong, Vice President of Jilin University, was selected as Chairman of the SIHRD Council. On behalf of the new council, Prof. Cai made a speech in which he pledged that the SIHRD Council will further promote communication and collaboration between member units; focus on delivering solutions and establishing awareness of global cooperation; drive the development of international human resources to higher level while doing well in platform construction, research, services and communication.